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Spinach Jadeite Chinese Bowls
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese, executed in an 18th century style. A pair of spinach colored jadeite bowls, highly polished and translucent. Each has a wide flat rim with ruyi borders, the exterior sides with lotus flowers surrounded by foliage carved in relief. Both bowls have two handles carved in the shape of a flower supporting loose rings, each having an incised six-character Qianlong mark on the bottom. Each on carved compound wooden stands; lg. 10.75 in. (26.5 cm), ht. 2.75 in. (6 cm) (without stands).

Provenance:  
Purchased 11/1971 from Hartman Rare Art, Inc., NY, NY c/o Marshall Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  
Extensive repairs to both stands. Small chip to leaf on one jade bowl. Small incised circle on one bowl.

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